curassow[kyo̵̅o̅′rə sō′, kyo̵̅o̅ ras′ō′]
any of several dark, crested, gallinaceous game birds (family Cracidae, esp. genera Crax and Mitu) of South and Central America, which usually nest in trees
Origin of curassow; from Curaçao
Any of several long-tailed, crested South and Central American game birds of the family Cracidae, related to the pheasants and domestic fowl.
Origin of curassowAlteration of Curaçao.